Historical Dance Classes in England & Wales

with Philippa Waite
& Judith Appleby

Spring/Summer, 2001

Regular & occasional classes, and the
11th International Summer School

[Bath] [Birmingham] [Cardiff] [Exeter]
[Gloucester] [Leominster] [London]

For further details, including fees, contact Philippa Waite at:
16 Blenheim Road, Cardiff CF2 5DS
Tel./fax: (02920) 490680
Mobile: 07976 374482

(Weekly, fortnightly, & monthly classes)


All classes held at:

St John the Divine Community Centre
Frederick Crescent
London SW9
(behind Vassal Rd)

Beginners & Intermediate: Weekly

Tuesdays, 6.30-8.30
Spring Term: 9/16/23 Jan., 20/27 Feb., 6/13/20/27 Mar.,
Summer Term: 24 Apr., 1/8/15/22/29 May, 12 Jun., 3 Jul.

Intermediate & Advanced:
Approximately Twice Monthly

There will be some notation reading in this class.

Mondays, 7.00-9.00
Spring Term: 8/22 Jan., 19 Feb., 12/26 Mar.
Summer Term: 23 Apr., 7/21 May, 11 Jun., 2 Jul.

Advanced Baroque: Monthly Classes

Mondays, 7.00-9.00
Spring Term: 15 Jan., 26 Feb., 5/19 Mar.,
Summer Term: 30 Apr., 14 May


All Levels: Weekly
12th-19th Century: Thursdays 7.00-8.30
20 Jan. - 6 Apr. (half-term: 24 Feb.)
27 Apr. - 18 May, 8 Jun. - 6 Jul.
Stacey Rd. Primary School
Stacey Road
Optional class trips: Early Music concerts: 2 Mar, 13 Apr., 25 May


All Levels: Fortnightly
Baroque Dance: 6.30-8.00
12th-19th Century: 8.00-9.30
26 Jan., 9, 23 Feb., 8, 22 Mar., 12 Apr.
St Mary's R.C. School, Cheltenham Rd East, Churchdown GL3


All Levels: Monthly
Baroque Dance: 1.45-5.30
*22 Jan., 19 Feb., 4 Mar., 15 Apr., *13 May, 10 Jun., 1 Jul.
Claverton Down Community Hall, Claverton Down Road
*at the Pulteney Room, Manvers Street Baptist Church
Also 1st Wednesday of the month: 6.30-8.00
12 Jan., 2 Feb., 1 Mar., 5 Apr., 3 May, 7 Jun., 5 Jul.
Claverton Down Community Hall, Claverton Down Road


All Levels: Monthly
12th-19th century dance: 7.30-9.15
28 Jan., 11 Feb., 17 Mar., 14 Apr.
Summer term dates to be announced  
St Matthew's Hall,
Lower Summerlands Rd, (off Heavytree Rd)
Newtown, Exeter


All Levels: Monthly
Baroque Dance: 11.00-4.00
23 Jan., 20 Feb., 5 Mar., 9 Apr., 14 May, 11 Jun., 2 Jul.
Forbury Chapel, Church Street

(Odd days and the annual Summer School)


All Levels: Occasional days/weekends
Baroque: All Levels
Saturdays: 11.00-4.00; Sundays: 10.00-3.00
5/6 Feb., 8 Apr., 9 Sep., 4/5 Nov.
Beginners welcome
Weoly Hill Village Hall, Weoly Hill
Birmingham 29

9th Internationaal School

19th -- 28th August 2000
Rubicon Dance Centre, Nora St., Adamstown, Cardiff

Baroque Dance Studies: Technique, Presentation, & Notation

All levels from the absolute beginner to the advanced/professional dancer

This ten-day Summer School is flexible, allowing attendance from one to ten days, as well as on a part-time basis. The course is modular in structure; the core subject is technique, with two out of three options as well as various lectures, master classes, etc.

Bank Holiday Monday is an extra day, with afternoon rehearsals for the evening ball, which will include demonstrations from course participants.

For a leaflet & application form, please send your name, address, and telephone number by post to Philippa Waite, 16 Blenheim Road, Cardiff CF2 5DS, Wales, U.K., or by e-mail.


Philippa is well known as a performer and teacher of Baroque Dance. She has studied with Wendy Hilton, and has taught for her at the annual Baroque Music and Dance Workshops at Stanford University, U.S.A. Philippa currently teaches Period Movement and Dance at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Trinity College of Music, London, and the Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff.

She is the Artistic Director of Consort de Danse Baroque, and choreographs in the Baroque style for the company's productions. She also teaches, performs, and gives lecture-demonstrations throughout the U.K. and abroad.



Judith is a pupil of and assistant teacher to Philippa Waite, a member of Consort de Danse Baroque, and notator to the company. She has taught on Consort's Summer Schools for five years, and is now co-director. Judith is co-author with Philippa and notator of Beauchamp-Feuillet Notation: A Basic Guide, of which a second, expanded edition is now in preparation.


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